Mr HJ Wilson to Mr Burgess

Scope and Content

Copy of letter. Written from [Sheffield]. He would like further information on Mr B's doings before he can decide whether it is desirable to proceed to London as Mr B. proposed, as he is very busy over the practical work of preparing petitions etc.

[see letter of 21 May]

Administrative / Biographical History

'... I am so fully occupied with the ... work of preparing petitions and memorials for ... improving the vote on the 23 Jun'

On 23 Jun Sir Harcourt Johnstone's Bill for Repeal of CDA was thrown out. Harcourt Johnstone, Henley and Stansfeld spoke. Ayes 126; Noes 307. See Rough Record 304 23 Jun 1875. Also 'Shield' 1 Jul p185

Biog: Mr W Burgess; Mr Stansfeld